Welcome to Bennet House, the only all-women’s dorm at prestigious Longbourn University, home to three close friends who are about to have an eventful year. EJ is an ambitious Black engineering student. Her best friend, Jamie, is a newly out trans woman studying French and theatre. Tessa is a Filipina astronomy major with guy trouble. For them, Bennet House is more than a residence―it’s an oasis of feminism, femininity, and enlightenment. But as great as Longbourn is for academics, EJ knows it can be a wretched place to find love.
Yet the fall season is young and brimming with surprising possibilities. Jamie’s prospect is Lee Gregory, son of a Hollywood producer and a gentleman so charming he practically sparkles. That leaves EJ with Lee’s arrogant best friend, Will. For Jamie’s sake, EJ must put up with the disagreeable, distressingly handsome, not quite famous TV actor for as long as she can.
What of it? EJ has her eyes on a bigger prize, anyway: launching a spectacular engineering career in the “real world” she’s been hearing so much about. But what happens when all their lives become entwined in ways no one could have predicted―and EJ finds herself drawn to a man who’s not exactly a perfect fit for the future she has planned?
After reading a lot of great reviews and that it was a modern retelling of Pride and Prejudice I was so excited to read this story, but it just wasn’t for me. I did like the diversity and inclusiveness, but that was it.
𝗗𝗼 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝗹𝗶𝗸𝗲 𝗿𝗲𝘁𝗲𝗹𝗹𝗶𝗻𝗴𝘀?
𝗛𝗮𝘃𝗲 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝗿𝗲𝗮𝗱 𝘁𝗵𝗶𝘀 𝗼𝗻𝗲?
𝘙𝘦𝘢𝘥 𝘪𝘧 𝘺𝘰𝘶 𝘭𝘪𝘬𝘦: 𝘙𝘦𝘵𝘦𝘭𝘭𝘪𝘯𝘨𝘴, 𝘗𝘳𝘪𝘥𝘦 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘗𝘳𝘦𝘫𝘶𝘥𝘪𝘤𝘦 𝘳𝘦𝘵𝘦𝘭𝘭𝘪𝘯𝘨𝘴, 𝘊𝘩𝘪𝘤𝘬 𝘓𝘪𝘵, 𝘓𝘨𝘣𝘵𝘲 𝘴𝘵𝘰𝘳𝘪𝘦𝘴.
𝗜 𝗵𝗼𝗽𝗲 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝗵𝗮𝘃𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗮𝗻 𝗮𝗺𝗮𝘇𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗦𝗮𝘁𝘂𝗿𝗱𝗮𝘆!